top-performing alternative vacation rental websites 2021

Top-Performing Alternative Vacation Rental Sites So Far in 2021

With summer just around the corner and demand for vacation rentals surging, it’s crucial to get as many eyes on your listings as possible. A great way to boost your visibility is by getting listed on alternative vacation rental sites. Here are 10 that our clients have had success with in 2021.

google vacation rentals – how to get listed and bookable

Vacation Rentals on Google: How to Get Listed and Bookable

Listing your vacation rentals on Google is a fantastic opportunity to get commission-free direct bookings. And, thanks to our latest Google connection update, property managers with 200+ rentals can now send traffic from Google to their own website. Learn how Google includes vacation rentals in their travel search inventory and how you can get listed and bookable with Rentals United.

squiggle-pic_may20 (1) Opportunities & Promotions: Everything You Need to Know

If you are listed on, have you been taking advantage of their Group Opportunity Centre? Not only does it help you access tailored Opportunities, but you can also get data on your properties. This makes it easier to track and improve your overall performance. Here’s everything you need to know about Opportunities and Promotions – and how you can benefit from them.


The Top 18 Luxury Vacation Rental Websites to List Your Properties On

Luxury vacation rentals will be one of the first to bounce back after the pandemic. Demand is already increasing and property managers must be ready to respond to it by finding the right channels to advertise on, connecting with the right travellers and establishing relationships based on trust. In this chapter of our Travel Trends series, we explore the luxury segment’s distribution challenges and the top 18 niche channels to help you capture pent-up demand in 2021.


How to Rank Higher on Vrbo: 10 Insider Tips for Property Managers

Want to know how to get your properties to rank higher on Vrbo? These 10 tips from Vrbo will boost your ranking, views and bookings.

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Vacation Rental Copywriting: 7 Secrets from Guest Hook

Improving your vacation rental copywriting can help you get more bookings and increase your conversion rate on OTAs. But what makes a good property description? What specific words should you include? And how do you scale all this if you have tens or hundreds of properties? We asked our friends at Guest Hook, a vacation rental copywriting agency to share their secrets, and they’ve answered 7 of the most commonly asked questions about vacation rental copywriting.

Airbnb SEO – how to rank higher on Airbnb

Airbnb SEO: How to Rank Higher on Airbnb

Today, there are over 7 million listings on Airbnb worldwide. So how can you make sure that your listings stand out and appear on top of Airbnb search results? Here are 9 tried-and-true tactics that you can implement to master Airbnb SEO, increase your listings’ visibility and improve your conversion rate.


How to Get More Last-Minute Bookings & the Best Channels to Get Listed On

Travellers are researching preemptively and waiting until the last minute to book their stays. Find out how to sell your unsold nights and increase your occupancy by getting listed on these channels specialising in last-minute stays.


2021 Vacation Rental Industry Trends from the Rentals United Team

Is your property management business prepared for 2021? Here are our internal trends from Rentals United team and co-founders Emil Majkowski, James Burrows and Vanessa de Souza Lage for what’s to come in 2021.

Advanced Airbnb Optimisation Webinar

Advanced Airbnb Optimisation Webinar: Promotions, Cancellation Policies, Fee Settings & More

In our latest webinar with Airbnb we cover particular pain points for property managers. Find out how to get your properties set up on Airbnb for long-term stays; cancellation policy updates including stats and trends; discount & promotions including the tools you can use to apply them in bulk; and finally Airbnb’s enhanced cleaning initiative and guide. Watch the webinar now!